testicular artery

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tes·tic·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, as the third pair of lateral visceral branches of the abdominal aorta; branches, ureteral, cremasteric, epididymal; distribution, testicle and parts designated by names of branches; anastomoses, branches of renal, inferior epigastric, deferential.

testicular artery

one of a pair of long, slender branches of the abdominal aorta, arising inferior to the renal arteries and supplying the testis.

tes·tic·u·lar ar·te·ry

(tes-tik'yū-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, aorta; branches, ureteral, cremasteric, epididymal; distribution, testicle and parts designated by names of branches; anastomoses, branches of renal, inferior epigastric, deferential.
Synonym(s): arteria testicularis [TA] .

testicular artery

In males, a long slender branch of the abdominal aorta arising below the renal artery; it supplies blood to the testes, epididymis, cremasteric muscles, and lower ureters.
Synonym: spermatic artery; internal spermatic artery; See: aorta (Branches of aorta)for illus.
See also: artery
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Variations in testicular arteries in fetuses and adults.
Bilateral origin of the testicular arteries from the lower polar accessory renal arteries.
Ramification and distribution of the testicular arteries At the cranial extremity of the testis, the testicular arteries are superficially located throughout the tunica albuginea.
The origin of the testicular arteries in the ventral surface of the abdominal portion of the aorta, close to the caudal mesenteric artery, is in agreement with GETTY'S (1986) findings in ruminants.
The distribution of testicular arteries in caprines were similar to described for bovines (HESS et al.
Cranial and caudal testicular arteries branches were observed in caprines (OLIVEIRA et al.
In summary, macroscopic study showed that the origin, distribution and localization of the testicular arteries are similar to other domestic ruminants, and they do not show any differences related to the degree of scrotal division in caprines.
According to their site of origin from the aorta or renal arteries four main types of testicular arteries have been identified:
Type 3: Two testicular arteries arising from the aorta and penetrating the same gonad.
Type 4: Two testicular arteries penetrating the testes.
Pai and Vadgaokar in their study found variations of testicular arteries in 14.
11] Double testicular arteries were seen on the left side, with the superior testicular artery arising from the inferior renal artery and the inferior testicular artery arising directly from the abdominal aorta.